March 24, 2010 2:50 PM

Texas man stumbles upon 96-million-year-old bird fossils

Amateur paleontologist Kris Howe, 34, was just doing what he learned as a 5-year-old from his father, a fossil collector. But his recent discovery is being hailed as one of the most significant in years. Howe happened upon four bones that two Dallas scientists say are the oldest bird fossils found in North America.

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